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# The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3:2. If 20% of the boys and 25% of the girls are scholarship holders, what percentage of the students do not get the scholarship?

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56%
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70%
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78%
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80%
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## The correct option is B 78%let total number of student =100Ratio of boys and girls = 3:2Number of boys = 35×100=60Number of girls = 100−60=40Scholarship holder boys =20%of60 =20100×60=12Scholarship holder girls =25%of40 =25100×40=10Total scholarship student = 12+10=22Number of students does not get scholarship =100−22=78Required percentage =78100×100=78%

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